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Known For

Transcendence
Transcendence Camera and Electrical Department
(2014)
Spielberg
Spielberg Cinematographer
(2017)
History of the Eagles
History of the Eagles Cinematographer
(2013)

Filmography

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 2015-2017 48 Hours on ID (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 22 episodes)
- Resident Evil (2017) ... (camera operator - as Sam Painter)
- The Golden State Killer (2017) ... (camera operator - as Sam Painter)
- Serial Confessions (2017) ... (camera operator - as Sam Painter)
- Killer Performance (2017) ... (camera operator - as Sam Painter)
- The Mortician, the Murder, the Movie (2017) ... (camera operator - as Sam Painter)
 2017 First in Human (Documentary) (Additional Camera)
 2016 Years of Living Dangerously (TV Series documentary) (additional cinematography - 1 episode)
- Safe Passage (2016) ... (additional cinematography)
 2006-2016 48 Hours (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 15 episodes)
- Death of an Olympian (2016) ... (camera operator - as Sam Painter)
- Ryan Poston Murder Part 2: Obsessed (2016) ... (camera operator - as Sam Painter)
- The Bugs Bunny Defense (2015) ... (camera operator - as Sam Painter)
- The Sober Truth (2014) ... (camera operator - as Sam Painter)
- Kristen's Secret (2014) ... (camera operator)
 2016 Zero Days (Documentary) (additional photography)
 2015 Neighbours 30th: The Stars Reunite (TV Movie documentary) (camera: los angeles - as Sam Painter)
 2014/I Transcendence (camera operator)
 2013 Nine for IX (TV Series documentary) (additional camera operator - 1 episode)
- No Limits (2013) ... (additional camera operator - uncredited)
 2013 We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (Documentary) (additional camera)
 2012 Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (Documentary) (additional cinematography - as Sam Painter)
  Frontline (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 3 episodes, 2007 - 2012) (camera - 1 episode, 2009)
- Money, Power & Wall Street 4 (2012) ... (camera operator)
- Money, Power & Wall Street (1) (2012) ... (camera operator)
- Ten Trillion and Counting (2009) ... (camera)
- News War: What's Happening with the News - Part 3 (2007) ... (camera operator)
 2012 48 Hours: Hard Evidence (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- The West Memphis 3: Free (2012) ... (camera operator)
 2011 Moneyball (camera operator - uncredited)
 2009-2011 Nova (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 2 episodes)
- Smartest Machine on Earth (2011) ... (camera operator)
- What Are Dreams? (2009) ... (camera operator)
  Survivor (TV Series) (camera operator - 2 episodes, 2002 - 2010) (camera - 1 episode, 2001)
- Surviving Survivor (2010) ... (camera operator)
- Survivor: Back from Africa (2002) ... (camera operator)
- Survivor: Back from the Outback (2001) ... (camera - as Sam Painter)
 2009 48 Hours Presents: Live to Tell (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Black Wave (2009) ... (camera operator)
 2009 All Access Grammy Special (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2008 Double (Short) (underwater camera operator)
 2008 Joe Louis: America's Hero... Betrayed (TV Movie documentary) (field camera)
 2007 Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator - as Sam Painter)
 2007 Biography (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 3 episodes)
- Kristy McNichol (2007) ... (camera operator)
- Robert Downey Jr. (2007) ... (camera operator)
- Harry Potter Kids ... (camera operator - as Sam Painter)
 2005-2006 Nova ScienceNow (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 6 episodes)
- Profile: Cynthia Breazeal (2006) ... (camera operator)
- Papyrus (2006) ... (camera operator)
- Mass Extinction (2006) ... (camera operator)
- Arthur Ganson (2005) ... (camera operator)
 2001-2004 American Justice (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 2 episodes)
- A Model Murder (2004) ... (camera operator)
- Like Mother, Like Son: Sante and Kenny Kimes (2001) ... (camera operator)
 2003 Intimate Portrait (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Ashanti (2003) ... (camera operator - as Sam Painter)
 2002 Mail Call (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 4 episodes)
- GI Chow (2002) ... (camera operator - as Sam Painter)
- Landing Craft (LCAC)/U.S. Cavalry Saddles/Gas Masks (2002) ... (camera operator - as Sam Painter)
- Civil War Cannoneers/Night Vision/Clearing a Minefield (2002) ... (camera operator - as Sam Painter)
- Tank/Gatling Gun/Samurai Sword (2002) ... (camera operator - as Sam Painter)
 2001 Vanished: The Cold Case of Kathie Durst (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator)
 1997 Walt Disney World's 25th Anniversary Party (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1997 Volcano (video camera: news segments - as Sam Painter)
 1994 Stranger by Night (Video) (camera operator: "b" camera)
 1993 Murder in Beverly Hills: The Menendez Trial (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1993 House of Cards (additional camera operator - as Sam Painter)
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